Founded in 1901, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is one of the nation’s top children’s hospitals and is acknowledged worldwide for its leadership in pediatric and adolescent health. Children’s Hospital is one of only 12 in the nation–and the only one in California–named to the national Honor Roll of children’s hospitals in the 2015-16 U.S. News & World Report rankings for clinical excellence.
The Saban Research Institute of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is among the largest and most productive pediatric research facilities in the United States, with an international team of 166 principal investigators collaborating to combat cancer, brain disorders, obesity and diabetes, among other devastating pediatric health conditions.
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is a premier teaching hospital and has been affiliated with the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California since 1932.
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles At a Glance
- Admits 15,000 inpatients per year.
- 348,000 outpatient visits per year.
- 78,000 Emergency Department visits per year.
- 5,500 employees and approximately 600 medical staff at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.
Leaders in Cancer and Blood Treatments
For more than five decades, the Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Diseases (CCCBD) has been saving children’s lives and working to increase cure rates through innovative clinical care and research programs, academic excellence and global leadership. It is the largest pediatric hematology oncology program of its kind in the western U.S.
In 2015, U.S. News & World Report ranked the CCCBD the top pediatric hematology-oncology program in California and No. 8 in the nation. Our Center has
been continuously ranked in the top ten every year since the rankings were launched.